DeAnnah Reese

DeAnnah Reese

Residence Hall Coordinator

(302) 831-3106

My Responsibilities

I directly supervise and facilitate the development of a team of 9 Resident Assistants to ensure sound operation of the residence halls and facilitation of programs and events, including but not limited to, community service programs, environmental sustainability programs, residence hall leadership programs, and international student engagement programs. I constructively manage personnel issues and conflicts, respond to job-related issues, and recommend appropriate solutions for the team. In addition, I assist the Complex Coordinator in implementing major departmental initiatives related to Office of Residence Life strategic plan and program plans.

Where I Can Help

  • Advising
  • Problem solving
  • Connecting students to involvement opportunities
  • Large and small scale programming

Educational Background

  • B.S., Management, Southern Illinois University Carbondale Campus, 2010
  • M.S., Educational Administration and Higher Education, Southern Illinois University Carbondale Campus, 2012

Arrival to UD


Previous Positions Held

  • Graduate Assistant in the Registrar's Office at Southern Illinois University
  • Training Coordinator for the Office of Admissions at Southern Illinois University
  • Graduate Intern for University Programming Office at Southern Illinois University

Points of Pride

I am married with a two year old daughter who is full of energy!

My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

"You were born an original, don't die a copy!"

Life Outside UD

My life involves going to church, going on adventures with my husband, lots of shopping, playing tennis and watching shows like Scandal, Law and Order, Revenge all while wearing the mommy cape!